Meal Plan Options 2019-2020

PlanMeals Per WeekMeal Plan Flex Per SemesterFall CostWinter / Spring CostAnnual CostPercent Increase from 2018-19Cost Per Meal
Full Board 24 + 6 Guest Meals per Semester $225 - - $7,025 6.0% $8.68
20 meal 20 $225 $2,631 $3,146 $5,777 1.0% $8.59
15 meal 15 $225 $2,052 $2,443 $4,495 1.0% $8.70
10 meal 10 $225 $1,504 $1,779 $3,283 1.0% $9.14
7 meal 7 $225 $1,162 $1,363 $2,525 1.0% $9.56
2 meal 2 $225 $524 $587 $1,111 1.0% $10.66

For all meal plans other than the 2 meal plan, the average cost per meal is less than meal equivilancy rate + tax.

All meal plans are available for all students. Minimum plan for sorority members is the 7 meal plan. Minimum plan for fraternity members is the 2 meal plan.

Notes/Restrictions

*All meal plans include $225 per term in Dining Dollars. Dining Dollars do not carry over from term to term.

First-Year Students

Full Board dining meals must be redeemed at the Marketplace while open. Meals may be redeemed at Café 77, Fireside and Foodside after the Marketplace closes.

Sorority Plans

Sorority members living in the sorority house are automatically assigned and required to maintain the Full Board dining plan.

Sorority members not living in the sorority house are automatically assigned the 10 meal plan, but may request to drop to a 7 meal plan if desired by using the Meal Plan Enrollment/Change Form.

Fraternity Plans

Fraternity members living in Fraternity houses are automatically 7 meals per week. This assignment may be reduced to a 2 meal plan using the Meal Plan Enrollment/Change Form.

Upper Division Students in University Housing Plans

All upper division students living in university-owned housing, including fraternity houses, theme houses, Woods Creek, Upper Division Village, etc., will be assigned 7 meals per week. This assignment may be reduced to a 2 meal plan using the Meal Plan Enrollment/Change Form.

Accommodation

In extreme circumstances, such as medical necessity, allergy, or religious observance, the Director of Dining may review and recommend a different meal plan assignment on a case-by-case basis. This review may be initiated via the Meal Plan Enrollment/Change Form.

Spring Option

Students who choose Spring Option for Washington and Lee's Spring Term have the option to receive a pro-rated refund and may initiate this process by emailing MealPlans@wlu.edu or they may opt to keep their meal plan and Dining Services will pay the taxes necessary to utilize the meal plan while not taking classes.